13 January 2009
PayPal's Tenth Birthday Party
With 2009 starting on a bit of downbeat note, after the crisis of 2008, the Financial Services Club thought: what should we do to cheer everyone up? And yes, you guessed it, we decided to throw a party. But what's the point of starting the New Year with a party if you're not celebrating anything. So we decided to throw a party for PayPal as it's their tenth birthday.
Wow! Only ten years old! Yep. Just over 10 years ago, in December 1998, PayPal's origins began, with the creation of a company that has revolutionised the world of payments. A company that had competitors, and successfully fought them off. A company that began with just a few guys pushing a thought, but today boasts more than 164 million accounts worldwide in 190 markets and 17 currencies.
To celebrate PayPal's 10th birthday, the Financial Services Club is throwing a party and you are cordially invited to attend.
There will be many of PayPal's senior European management team in attendance, who will talk about what they're going to be up to for the next ten years. There will also be some birthday celebrations and a few surprises on the night too, so make sure you bring your party hat.